Half-day private tour to Colosseum & Gladiator school - Skip the line tickets included
Are you interested in learning about spectacle and murderous entertainment like gladiatorial games?
During this private tour you will visit the most famous entertainment building of the world: the Colosseum and the gladiator training school ("Ludus Magnus").
You will hear stories of slaves become heroes, fighters trained to kill a tiger and to know how to die just to enterntain people.
Fighting styles, weapons and the shows will be describeded to let you understand one of the darkest sides of the ancient Roman world!
This is a "slow-tour" for people that have a strong interest in ancient Roman society and want to understand the Romans' moral and cultural outlook and the role of demagogy in Ancient Rome.
IMPORTANT: Please send me a message before booking!
The Colosseum tickets are subjected to availability and valid only for the selected date and timeslot.
This tour can be booked only after I check and confirm the tickets availability.
NOTE: This tour cannot take place on the first Sunday of the month.
- Colosseum (first and second rings)
- Gladiator school
The tour will be held INSIDE and outside the Colosseum archaeological area.
Then we will walk from the Colosseum Square to the gladiator school. This site is closed but very well visible from outside.
Please, note: no entrance to the gladiator school archaeological area.
COLOSSEUM SECURITY CHECK:
For security reasons all visitors and their luggage shall be screened. This could lead to delays in access to the site, even for pre-booked visitors.
Backpacks, camping, bulky bags and luggage/trolley are prohibited. Medium and small size backpacks to shoulder are allowed.
NO liquids admitted.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Main entrance of the "Colosseo" metro station (Metro B).
I'll have a sign with your name.
End location: Same place.
Duration: 2 hours 30 min.
This is a walking tour.
- My guidance and personal assistance during a 2 hours and 30 minutes walking tour.
- Entrance fee to the Colosseum.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
Please, before booking click on the "Message Guide" button to request more information.
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Valentina gave us a truly wonderful tour of the Coliseum—it is one of the highlights of our trip. Her depth of knowledge and equanimity in the face of many questions was formidable. We learned so much about the historical context of the Coliseum; she brought it to life for us.